Category Archives: Attribution

Preparing a new talk

by Judith Curry

I could use some help pulling together some graphs for a talk I am giving next week.

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Attribution of extreme weather events?

by Judith Curry

The National Academies has published a new report:  Attribution of extreme weather events in the context of climate change.

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Nature: Making sense of the early 2000’s warming slowdown

by Judith Curry

It has been claimed that the early-2000s global warming slowdown or hiatus, characterized by a reduced rate of global surface warming, has been overstated, lacks sound scientific basis, or is unsupported by observations. The evidence presented here contradicts these claims. – Fyfe et al.

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Insights from Karl Popper: how to open the deadlocked climate debate

by Larry Kummer, from the Fabius Maximus website.

Many factors have frozen the public policy debate on climate change, but none more important than the disinterest of both sides in tests that might provide better evidence — and perhaps restart the discussion. Even worse, too little thought has been given to the criteria for validating climate science theories (aka their paradigm) and the models build upon them.

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On the likelihood of recent record warmth

by Judith Curry

[O]ur results suggest that the recent record temperature years are are roughly 600 to 130,000 times more likely to have occurred under conditions of anthropogenic than in its absence.  – Mann et al.

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Has the intrinsic component of multidecadal climate variability been isolated?

by Sergey Kravtsov, Marcia Wyatt, Judith Curry and Anastasios Tsonis

A discussion of two recent papers: Steinman et al. (2015) and Kravtsov et al. (2015)

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400(?) years of warming

by Judith Curry

So, exactly how long has it been warming?

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